While normal pancakes may not pack much of a nutritional punch, these pancakes, made with whole wheat flour, oats, honey, and chia seeds are full of fiber and whole grains.
Ingredients: Makes 8–10 pancakes
1 c. whole wheat flour
1/2 c. old fashioned oats
1 c. milk
1 tbsp. canola oil
2 tbsp. honey
1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. chia seeds (plus more for garnish)
Syrup or other desired toppings
Directions: Spray griddle or pan with cooking spray and heat to a medium heat. Beat egg and add milk and oil. In a separate bowl, combine flour, oats, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and salt. Slowing stir flour mixture into egg mixture. Add honey and stir until combined At the last minute, stir in chia seeds. Pour 1/4 c. portions of batter onto griddle and cook until edges of pancakes start to bubble and bottoms are light brown. Flip and cook until centers are completely done (about three to four minutes). Top with syrup, additional chia seeds or desired toppings and enjoy.